Tucson Festival of Books

T.C. Tolbert

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T.C. Tolbert (he/him/hey grrrl) is a trans and genderqueer monkey-goat who lives in Tucson, Ariz., where s/he is the current Poet Laureate. Publications include "Gephyromania" and five chapbooks including "The Quiet Practices," winner of the 2023 Chad Walsh Chapbook Prize at Beloit Poetry Journal. TC is co-editor (along with Trace Peterson) of "Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics."

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Awards: Pushcart Prize, Tucson Poet Laureate; Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow; Chad Walsh Chapbook Prize; Arizona Commission on the Arts Individual Artist Award

Communities: Arizona Author, Tucsonan, LGBTQ+, Gender Nonconforming

Scheduled events:
The Intimacies of Place
Three poets discuss how intimacy, identity, and physical place has influenced their poetic works.

Student Union Kiva (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA Bookstore, Main Floor (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Gabrielle Bates, Mari Herreras, T.C. Tolbert
Moderator: Aria Pahari

The Quiet Practices
Beloit Poetry Journal
October 2023
ISBN 9781732041158